Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bakery-Style Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

An easy-to-follow recipe for bakery-style chocolate chip cookies: make them large, salt the tops, and bite into the crisped edges and chewy centers. I remember sidling up to the counter, our cream-colored KitchenAid with its head angled towards the sky, my mom pulling the ice cream buckets of sugar and flour down off the top […]

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail}

Blushing Collins {Blood Orange Cocktail} recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a blood orange twist on a traditional Tom Collins cocktail, made either with the classic gin or with vodka, plus a bonus recipe for a non-alcoholic spritzer version. We walked into the grocery store together, a mass of arms and legs of various heights clad in puffy winter coats. The weekly shopping […]

Roasted Carrot, Parsnip, and Thyme Soup {Brown Eggs & Jam Jars Cookbook Giveaway}

Roasted Carrot, Parsnip, and Thyme Soup | FoodforMyFamily.com

Roasted carrots and parsnips join a load of fresh thyme and a hint of ginger in this smooth and creamy soup recipe. Enter to win a copy of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars below. My children are sitting on the living room floor busying themselves with a circuit kit, setting it up to make lights […]

Italian Wedding Soup: Minestra Maritata (with Meatballs and Acini di Pepe)

Homemade Italian Wedding Soup recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A rich and flavorful broth, hearty meatballs, cooked greens, and tiny pasta are married together in this simplified recipe for minestra maritata, also known as Italian wedding soup. You have to make it happen. – Denis Diderot Some days it’s all I can do to survive, to get from daybreak to bedtime. I go through […]

Skin Balm for Everything: Ultimate DIY eBook Bundle

Homemade Skin Balm for Everything Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

How to make a healing and soothing skin balm/salve with coconut oil, olive oil, and lanolin. This makes a wonderful gift for someone you love or for yourself. Use after washing the dishes, to sooth cuts and scrapes, to soften dehydrated winter skin. “Mom,” the voice carries into the kitchen as she walks through the […]

School Lunches Fall-to-Winter Edition: PlanetBox

PlanetBox Lunch Container Giveaway | FoodforMyFamily.com

A look at packing winter produce for school lunches, and a complete PlanetBox Rover system giveaway to make packing lunch in the new year a breeze. I’m not going to lie, one of my favorite things about the winter break from school was not having to make four school lunches every day. Today I woke […]

Honey and Cider Roasted Cauliflower and Butternut Squash

Honey and Cider Roasted Cauliflower and Butternut Squash Recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Cider and honey are cooked together to create a sweet and seasonal glaze for roasted cauliflower and sweet butternut squash in this holiday-ready recipe. It is the month of November, so I must roast vegetables. I’m not sure when this became a habit, something I put on as uncomplicated as pulling my sweater from the […]